Lot 3

Italian Antique 4 Panel Monkey Screen Room Divider

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Italian Antique 4 Panel Monkey Screen Room Divider

Estimate: $100 - $1,000

Current Bid: $75

(3 Bids)

May 29, 2024 12:00 PM EDT
Live Auction
Sunrise, FL, US


An Italian antique-style four-panel room divider folding screen, produced in the Singerie genre style. It depicts anthropomorphic chimpanzee monkeys imitating human behavior within a series of colorful hand-painted landscape scenes. These scenes include: flower sellers within an ornate interior landscape; a troika with reindeer and revelers on a frozen lake with a bridge and architectural elements; lovers on horseback attending an outdoor picnic with botanical elements; and a recumbent Renaissance nobleman in an elegant interior landscape scene being groomed by attendants. There's no apparent maker's mark. Each panel measures approximately 78" x 18" x 1".

Dimensions: 78 X 72 X 1 in.

Condition: Good to fair condition having mild to moderate age related surface wear, toning, some peeling to leatherette material mounting the panel sides, and craquelure to leatherette on back panel surfaces. Estate fresh to the market.

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Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $24,999 $1,000
$25,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $249,999 $10,000
$250,000 $499,999 $25,000
$500,000 + $50,000